Honestly, I'm disappointed to see how high the noise ratios are when headphones are plugged in, not to mention the addition of that slight bass hump
Audio Quality is the one of the reasons I as an avid AudioPhile enjoy the ESS Sabre dac chip sets, but to see... a rather poor implementation of it... is disappointing :/
The... decent audio quality aside. Everything else is great about the phone! I've enjoyed both the dual camera's an the overall performance of the device! The second screen is imo brilliant! I'm a bit torn about jumping into a different device [for better overall audio quality] simply because I'd lose that second screen
though Honestly, the LG Offer makes this the phone to own! You get TWO batteries an a 200GB Sandisk SD card! LG really making it easy to own this device :D
Give me a 6+" screen, dual speakers, Apple A9 and at least 4,000 mAh battery and maybe.
I would have liked to see how call reception is, seeing as it's a phone. I live in the country with poor reception, and my Note 3 has always had issues with reception while other phones didn't have that issue nearly as bad. I'd like to know how well it will work making calls and sending texts.
"Nothing spectacular when you consider the screen was at a modest 100 nits (well below average)."
High ppi cancer.
Anonymous, 02 Nov 2015Actually the front would look nicer if this scanner is on the back.The reason the fingerprint sensor is on the back is because it's considerably cheaper to manufacture this way. There is a reason why cheap phones have it on the back and flagships spend the money to integrate it on the front.
As to convenience and looks, most of the time people unlock their phones while they are sitting on a surface, or in a car - thus the front scanner on pricier phones.
I personally wouldn't even look at the V10 because of the back end scanner. But let's see how sales go...
Everything is pretty cool with LG. They just need to do better on battery performance.
1. European models are required to come with headphones.
2. Complaining about battery life when you can swap the battery and go 0-100 is an epic fail.
This phone is really nice. . I think LG is the only major smartphone manufacturer which keeps on doing something new in each and every phones. . Their signature back buttons, double tap to wake, laser autofocus system (IR) etc are very well received and many manufacturers are adding these things to their phones. . This time again something new with dual display dual camera. . .
That 2nd screen seems great, for me the selfie 2nd camera is just as useless as the 1st selfie camera which is as useless as a selfie and it goes on until can't be more useless.
Make a smaller version and it can be my next phone. Love the looks, LG has some personality on their phones, I like it a lot.
But seriously, 32 bit DAC?? Number wars gone audio now... serioulsy, 24 bits allows 144 db dynamic range, seen no content with noise floor bellow 120 db ever. and no having 32 doesn't make the audio any better to your ears or even a dog, if it even does difference mathematically since you'll have to find a 32 bit audio stream. Let alone the fact that the dynamic range was at 93 db so 16 would do it.... the hell is happening here?
Appreciate the WAY better than average earphones provided.
is there any app in playstore which allows manual controls for video camera like the V10?
your over doing the lie there..... LG V10, better than Note5, come on dude. maybe when the phone is off, like the G4, standby is amazing but normal using it wasn't close to note 4
I love this phone but once again LG are underwhelming. I certainly hope the final version is actually better on battery (which I though the point of having that second screen was supposed to improve). Samsung managed to pull a smaller, more powerful and more efficient phone out 7 months before this was even released. C'mon LG pull your socks up! And actually target the ~5" inch market! And leave the 808 alone. Move onto something else.
Fantastic phone, will wait till next year when the SD820 makes it's rounds in smartphones, Qualcomm has really screwed phone manufacturers this past year, especially LG. .
Awesome review! The only sad part is how power hungry SD808/810 is. I really hope they do a SD820 version next year, that would most likely fix the battery life problem, other than that, this phone is just pr0n in technology. For those who don't like the weight and size, go buy a razor thin phone that breaks by a small drop, this rugged beauty that survives virtually any drop, even on concrete, isn't made for you.